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  • Egg Laying Jewel Beetle VIII

    Diphucrania sp. Jewel Beetle lays eggs into a gap in some bark. Anstead, Qld.

  • Egg Laying Jewel Beetle VII

    Diphucrania sp. Jewel Beetle uses her ovipositor to search for suitable places to lay eggs by sweeping it over the surface of the bark. Anstead, Qld.

  • Egg Laying Jewel Beetle VI

    Diphucrania sp. Jewel Beetle uses her ovipositor to search for suitable places to lay eggs by sweeping it over the surface of the bark. Anstead, Qld.

  • Egg Laying Jewel Beetle V

    Diphucrania sp. Jewel Beetle uses her ovipositor to search for suitable places to lay eggs by sweeping it over the surface of the bark. Anstead, Qld.

  • Egg Laying Jewel Beetle I

    Diphucrania sp. Jewel Beetle sweeps her ovipositor over bark to find crevasses for egg laying. Anstead, Qld.

  • Browsing Ants V

    Lepisiota frauenfeldi in a captive colony at Biosecurity Queensland. Moggill, Qld.

  • Browsing Ants IV

    Lepisiota frauenfeldi in a captive colony at Biosecurity Queensland. Moggill, Qld.

  • Browsing Ants III

    Lepisiota frauenfeldi in a captive colony at Biosecurity Queensland. Moggill, Qld.

  • Browsing Ants II

    Lepisiota frauenfeldi in a captive colony at Biosecurity Queensland. Moggill, Qld.

  • Browsing Ants I

    Lepisiota frauenfeldi in a captive colony at Biosecurity Queensland. Moggill, Qld.

  • Fighting Not Kissing

    Little meat ants gather for a brawl. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Bluebottle Jellyfish

    A bluebottle jellyfish stranded on the beach. This is a detail shot of the polyps that hang under the float. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Bluebottle Jellyfish

    A bluebottle jellyfish stranded on the beach. This is a detail shot of the polyps that hang under the float. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Bluebottle Jellyfish

    A bluebottle jellyfish stranded on the beach. This is a detail shot of the polyps that hang under the float. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Bluebottle Jellyfish

    A bluebottle jellyfish stranded on the beach. This is a detail shot of the polyps that hang under the float. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Bluebottle Jellyfish

    A bluebottle jellyfish stranded on the beach. This is a detail shot of the 'fin' on the back of the float. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Bluebottle Jellyfish

    A bluebottle jellyfish stranded on the beach. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Macadamia Thrips

    Thrips pauses on it's patrol of a macadamia flower. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Microscopic Spider

    Little spider on the stem of a macadamia flower. He's covered in pollen and seems to be feasting on a tiny thing with legs. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Queen Polly and Her Loyal Subjects

    Mated queen Polyrhachis ant is tended to by her worker ants. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Queen Polly II

    Dealate queen Polyrhachis - aka golden spiny ant. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Queen Polly

    A mated queen Polyrhachis ant. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Green Head and Tiny Ant

    Green head worker ant (Rhytidoponera sp.) carries a much smaller ant. Boondooma, Qld.

  • Companion Carrying

    Green head worker (Rhytidoponera sp.) carrying her fellow worker ant. Boondooma Dam, Qld.

  • Major Melophorus

    Major Melophorus worker carries a dismembered bug back to the nest. Charleville, Qld.

  • Funnel Ant Queen

    Aphaenogaster workers escort a new queen. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Male Ant

    A winged Rhytidoponera male recently emerged from his nest. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Funnel Defence

    Aphaenogaster ants defend the entrance to their nest. A line of foraging meat ants are passing nearby and the funnel ants are about to produce a mass of winged ants. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Funnel Ants Fix Funnels

    A couple of worker ants are rebuilding the tunnel entrance to their nest after heavy rain. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Queensland Fruit Fly

    Adult Queensland Fruit Fly (Bactrocera tryoni) feeding on an overripe mulberry. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Fruit Fly Maggot

    Larval stage of Bactrocera tryoni - Queensland Fruit Fly, inside a ripe Mulberry. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Black And White Wasp II

    Tiny black and white wasp looks for something. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Black And White Wasp I

    Tiny black and white wasp looks for something while an even smaller wasp photobombs. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Nest is Full

    Tiny black ants stuff their nest full of queen Aphaenogaster ants (Funnel Ants) after recent heavy rains. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Wolfmother

    Female wolf spider carries her young through the grass at night. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Down and Dirty

    Ground beetles flailing in the dirt. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Salty With Prey

    A yellow jumping spider (Salticidae sp.) feasts on a male winged ant (Rhytidoponera sp.). Kyogle, NSW.

  • Wasp Spy

    A micro wasp spies on a colony of aphids. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Tangled Web

    Tiny spider on a leaf infested by psyllids. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Brown Jumper

    Brown and white jumping spider on bark. Kenmore, Qld.

  • Fruit Fly on Mulberry

    Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni) lays her eggs in an unripe mulberry. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Queensland Fruit Fly

    Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni) forages on the photographer's finger. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Chillin on Lichen

    Tiny midge fly rests on a tree trunk. Kenmore, Qld.

  • Long Fly

    Possibly soldier fly in profile. Kenmore, Qld.

  • Fly Portrait

    Fly head and thorax. Kenmore, Qld.

  • Dirt Faced Fly

    Fly has been foraging in dirt. Kenmore, Qld.

  • Fly Package

    Meat ant worker (Iridomyrmex sp.) carries a bendy fly carcass (minus legs and wings) back to the nest. Kenmore, Qld.

  • Queen Meat Ant

    Iridomyrmex queen ant, either foraging or looking for a nesting site. Kenmore, Qld.

  • Fuzzy Butt

    A hopper nymph on a gum leaf. Kenmore, Qld.

  • Black Wasp

    Black chalcid wasp looks for something on the bark of a tree. Kenmore, Qld.

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